Married by Mom and Dad
- 2 Seasons
Married by Mom and Dad is an intriguing reality show slash social experiment in which parents choose the potential suitors for their children, dating and getting to know the suitors before presenting their choices to their children. In the show, parents wade through seas of potential spouses for their children and pick out who they think are the great catch. During each episode, families interact and suitors are discussed and to no ones surprise there are often differing opinions and emotional tension runs high. What matters to parents and the qualities they would choose in a spouse for their child are not necessarily what come to the son or daughters mind when thinking of their dream mate. Four single and hopeful 30 somethings turn to their parents to choose their mates after traditional dating methods have come up dry; together they navigate the muddy waters of voluntary, arranged marriages, for better or worse. Sparks fly and families learn how to communicate and compromise in this show that experiments with modernizing antiquated cultural customs.